PCI Express: An Overview

This article is from 7 years ago, nonetheless there are still a lot of people who don’t know what PCI Express is. Considering it is an integral part of any modern PC, this article is a great read.

Introduction

With the launch of Intel’s 900-series chipsets and the recent return of SLI to the video card scene, PCI Express has finally arrived on the PC enthusiast scene in a big way. PCI Express-enabled motherboards are going to start becoming more and more common, and with the new bus’s increasing ubiquity will come the inevitable confusion that accompanies the rise of any new technology, especially one as complex and feature-rich as PCI Express. In this article, we’ll take a detailed look at the features of PCI Express ? what it is, what it isn’t, and how it improves on the venerable interconnect scheme that we’ve all come to know and curse: PCI.

Read More at Source

From Ars Technica

Advertisements

If you would like to comment, please refer to which section of the article you liked so I know you are not a spammer. Too many out there :)

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s